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Photography and Videography


Start Date: September


Location: Prince of Wales Campus


Length: 1 Year


Credential: Certificate, Photography and Videography


Program Availability: Fall 2024 Term

Canadian Applicants: Open

International Applicants with a Valid Study Permit: Open

Other International Applicants: Closed


The Photography and Videography program will provide you with a solid foundation in digital imaging and videography, and is ideal for photography and videography enthusiasts regardless of their skill level. Our student-to-instructor ratio ensures that you have plenty of one on one guidance from your instructor.

You will learn everything from photography basics in lighting, exposure, and composition to capturing and editing video, mastering Photoshop, designing a portfolio and developing creative visual content for online and traditional platforms. You will fine-tune your skills in a professional on-site studio environment as well as indoor and outdoor locations around P.E.I.

The program features two large well-equipped studios, an equipment room housing a variety of camera systems, lenses, lighting, video accessories and backgrounds, a multi-station digital lab with Macintosh computers, scanners, printers and Adobe software such as Photoshop, Lightroom and Premiere Pro, and a dedicated space for custom framing and other finishing work.

Guest photographers and other industry specialists enhance your educational experience by exploring different creative styles and points of view, and field excursions provide an opportunity to photograph some of the most iconic locations on Prince Edward Island.

While in this program, you may take on projects for private clients, which will give you even more valuable practical experience.

Program Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Develop an understanding of light, composition, storytelling, and problem-solving skills that are required for photography and videography.
  2. Design and execute visual projects in photography and videography.
  3. Create lighting schemes using appropriate techniques, equipment, and accessories to produce quality images and video that meet the needs of the client.
  4. Use post-production techniques to edit and finish images and video in formats that meet industry standards and the needs of the client.
  5. Communicate and collaborate effectively with clients and other industry related professionals.
  6. Complete all work in a professional and ethical manner and in accordance with legal requirements applicable to the photography and videography industries.
  7. Develop a professional portfolio that illustrates one’s creative approach and image and video conception, capture, editing and production skills.
  8. Develop strategies to maintain currency with evolving photography and videography trends, issues, technologies, and industry practices to enhance work performance and guide professional development.
  9. Learn and apply basic business and entrepreneurial practices in photography and videography.

This program is located in the Charlottetown Centre.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Submission of a portfolio: Your portfolio will be a significant factor in gaining admission to the program. See the portfolio requirements here.
  • Résumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program.

NOTES:

2024/2025 Academic Year

Tuition, fees, and other costs are listed in Canadian dollars. International tuition includes the International Student Fee.

Students are required to start the program with an approved Canon DSLR or mirrorless camera system (interchangeable lenses, optional external flash). Visit this webpage for more details.

Fees are Course Based

1 Year

Canadian

International

Tuition $4,550 $10,550
Fees $2,058 $2,808
Other Costs $2,075-$5,825* $2,075-$5,825*
Total $8,683-$12,433 $15,433-$19,283

*Other costs vary depending on the cost of the camera you purchase. View the list of acceptable cameras here.

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Canadian Cost Breakdown

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

Tuition $4,550
Lab fees $1,230
Student Union $178
Health Insurance Fee $470
Fitness Centre $80
Graduation fee  $100
     Total payable to 麻豆精品 $6,608
   
1st installment due first day of first semester $3,703
2nd installment due first day of second semester $2,905
   

Other Costs
Please note: the estimated cost of books, materials, and supplies are included here for your information only, this amount is not payable to the college. Do not include this amount in your tuition payment. 

 

 
Book $275
Material & supplies (includes portfolio case and portable hard drive) $500
Camera - view the list of acceptable cameras here. $1,300-5,050
     Total $2,075-$5,825
   
Grand Total $8,683 - $12,433

International Cost Breakdown

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

Tuition* $10,550
Lab fees $1,230
Student Union $178
Health Insurance Fee $1,220
Fitness Centre $80
Graduation fee  $100
     Total payable to 麻豆精品 $13,358
   
1st installment due first day of first semester $10,453
2nd installment due first day of second semester $2,905
   

Other
Please note: the cost of books, materials, and supplies are included here for your information only, this amount is not payable to the college. Do not include this amount in your tuition payment.Costs

 
Book $275
Material & supplies (includes portfolio case and portable hard drive $500
Camera - view the list of acceptable cameras here. $1,300-$5,050
     Total $2,075-$5,825
   
Grand Total $15,433- $19,283

*Includes the International Student Fee.

  • Content creators for social media
  • Photography studios
  • Photography/videographer intern
  • Portrait and wedding photography
  • Editorial, commercial or industrial photography
  • Assistant photographer
  • Digital lab technician
  • Photoshop™ technician
  • Self-employment

Course Code

Course Name & Description

Credit Values


Course Code:SAFE-1005

PEI Occupational Health and Safety

An overview of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Prince Edward Island. Students examine the legislation, how PEI employees are protected while on the job and the responsibilities of employees and employers.

Credit Value:0


Course Code:PHOT-1000

Photography Fundamentals

Create images featuring a variety of subjects and locations based on the following key learning principles; depth of field manipulation, focusing and motion control, lighting techniques, the fundamentals of composition and digital photo-editing. Learn to both create and critique images in a meaningful and professional manner. Develop professional communication skills specific to the photography and videography industries, including crafting tailored resumes, composing effective written communication, practicing telephone and in-person professional communication, and applying principles of professional correspondence.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:PHOT-1015

Composition and Design

Explore the history of photography, graphic design basics and develop an understanding of the principles of composition and current photographic trends. Learn to critically analize images in both a technical and creative way.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:PHOT-1025

Digital Imaging

Learn to use image editing software in an in-depth and effective way including basic compositing, retouching and preparing images for printing. Learn the concepts of colour theory and how to confidently and creatively use a professional quality photo scanner.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:PHOT-1035

Location Photography

Learn how to work with and to adapt to varying conditions outside of the studio environment including mixed lighting situations, inconsistent colour and low light levels. Explore advanced camera and exposure solutions using off camera flash and portable studio systems.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:PHOT-1045

Studio Photography

Use a variety of studio lighting equipment with light shaping tools and accessories. Learn how to control scene contrast, ratios and depth of field while maintaining a multi-user studio. Experience working with live models and small groups as well as inanimate objects in a still life or product arrangement.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:PHOT-2040

Advanced Photoshop Technique

Explore the creative process and learn the technical considerations and skill sets required for professional level image control. Develop advanced retouching, photo restoration and compositing skills.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:PHOT-2045

Audio/Video Capture

Develop the skills of audio and video capture by learning the basics including storyboarding, stabilization, camera movements and focussing, as well as framing, lighting, and audio capture.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:PHOT-2055

Video Production

Explore professional video editing software. Learn how to import, backup and organize footage and sound files. Discover how to cut clips for maximum impact and to select music or soundtrack to compliment visuals. Produce video compatible to selected medium.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:PHOT-2065

Visual Content Creation

Learn to use social media to effectively advance and promote creative endeavors for various audiences. Create compelling visual content and learn how to compose appropriate captions, descriptions and keywords to support photographs and videos. Explore multiple platforms and learn how each are managed.

Credit Value:3


Course Code:PORT-2050

Portfolio Development

Assemble a customizable print/digital portfolio which may be used to showcase work to potential employers, clients and collaborators. Explore creative image ideas, perfect the sequence of images and fill potential gaps in the content. Discuss and apply business concepts such as self promotion, resume writing, pricelist design, contracts, business cards and branding, quoting and estimating.

Credit Value:3


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From Day 1, we were fully immersed in all things photography. Having a small class made it easier to connect with one another, and also get the one-on-one time we needed with our instructor. The department was a perfect place to practice creativity, and the studio was always stocked with everything we needed. I went into the program with high hopes, and left feeling prepared for anything that comes my way. From starting our own business to working for creative agencies, we were given both the practical knowledge of photo and video and also the ethics and capabilities to make it in our field of choice. 

Hannah, Class of 2021

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